Frank LiVolsi

Peace Dale, Rhode Island
Added 10/10/2014

Frank LiVolsi is a pianist and composer from Rhode Island who specializes in ragtime and early jazz. Beginning his musical education at the Knapp School of Music under the instruction of Mrs. Julia Tombello, Frank received classical training and only discovered a passionate interest in ragtime during his early teen years.

Frank made his ragtime festival debut in 2011, performing at the Scott Joplin Ragtime Festival in Sedalia, Missouri. Since then Frank has appeared at the West Coast Ragtime Festival in Sacramento, California; the Blind Boone Ragtime and Early Jazz Festival in Columbia, Missouri; and the Eau Claire Ragtime Festival in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Frank is a recent graduate of the University of Rhode Island, having earned his masterís degree in mechanical engineering and applied mechanics. In addition to his engineering profession, Frank is also a faculty member at his alma mater, the Knapp School of Music, teaching ragtime piano.